In the beginning the race of beings called datta reveled in their world, their gifts, and made Da-Dat-Shee, the three-hearted God, the center of their lives…until they turned inward, seeking their own pleasure.

In an attempt to right the wrongs, every ten years they chose a Cordate among theiryounglings to carry Grief from the planet. But the evil Necrose stopped the Cordates before they could accomplish their mission.

Now Talasa begins her journey as Cordate. She’s convinced that the glorious age of Diapason awaits. Yet, are the people ready to receive this news? With Necrose lurking, the journey will be perilous indeed…

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About The Author

Alison Winfree Pickrell spent thirty years as a Special Education teacher in Iredell County in rural North Carolina. "I write my books in part to show the dignity and worth of those among us who are considered handicapped and therefore less than normal," Alison says. "But there is a little bit of hero in each one of us."

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